Arne Duncan provides a few details on his talk with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, and says that changing collective bargaining can save some costs.
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March 04, 2011
March 04, 2011
Will the ongoing battle over collective bargaining rights in Wisconsin hurt local school officials' ability to work cooperatively?
March 03, 2011
A survey of school superintendents in Ohio shows that two-thirds of them say collective bargaining agreements need to be overhauled, and that state law doesn't give them the flexibility they need.
March 01, 2011
Demonstrators continued to gather outside the Wisconsin state capitol on Tuesday, protesting Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to change public workers' pensions, health care, and collective bargaining, though they weren't nearly as big as the 70,000-strong crowds of a week ago.
February 25, 2011
School district leaders are worried that Gov. Scott Walker's controversial proposal to curb collective bargaining and ask employees to pay more for benefit will hurt their school systems, going forward.
February 23, 2011
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to require more employee contributions for pensions would appear to put his state in line with other states—with several caveats.
February 22, 2011
Wisconsin's leading teachers' union tells its member to go back to the classroom, but protests over Gov. Scott Walker's plan to cut collective bargaining rights are expected to continue.
February 17, 2011
Idaho state schools chief Tom Luna modifies his proposed overhaul of the state's education system to give districts more flexibility on
February 15, 2011
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has inflamed teachers and other union members with a proposal to limit collective bargaining and cut pensions.
February 14, 2011
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, like his neighbor, Gov. Chris Gregoire of Washington, believes his state's education programs are too fragmented. He wants more of them brought together under his authority.